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ISMB Symposium 2014

Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 June

A write up of the Symposium is now available. Please click here to download the document.

Programme

   

Tuesday 17 June 2014


09:30
Tea and Coffee upon arrival


09:55
Opening comments 

Professor Geraint Rees, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, UCL



Structural Biology Programme


10:00
Membrane Protein Structure and Function by Cryo-EM and X-ray Crystallography

Prof Werner Kühlbrandt, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany


10:45
Protein Regulators of RNA Metabolism

Prof Andres Ramos, ISMB, London, UK


11:30
Using Recent Advances in Electron Microscopy to Study Ribosome Structure

Dr Venki Ramakrishnan, MRC Lab for Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge, UK


12:15
Lunch break (lunch is provided for speakers, but not attendees)



Biophysics Programme


13:15
Maxwell's Demon and the Nuclear Pore Complex

Dr Alan Lowe, ISMB, London, UK
14:00
Single-molecule Studies of RNA Polymerases in Vitro and in Vivo

Prof Achilles Kapanidis, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, UK


14:45
15 minute break (tea & coffee served in the foyer)


Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Programme


15:00
Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Proteins and Protein Complexes Using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry

Dr Konstantinos Thalassinos, ISMB, London, UK
15:45
A Native Mass Spectrometry View at Complement Activation and CRISPR
Prof Albert Heck, Utrecht University, Holland

 
16:30
'Question Time' activity

 
17:15

End of the first day

   
   

Wednesday 18 June 2014

 

Chemical Biology Programme

 
10:00
DNA Bending in the Nucleus

Prof Christopher Hunter, Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield, UK

 
10:45
Self-Assembling Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Delivery and Multimodal Imaging

Prof Alethea Tabor, ISMB, London, UK

 
11:30
Chemical Biology on the Genome

Prof Shankar Balasubramanian, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

 
12:15
Lunch break (lunch is provided for speakers, but not attendees)

 

Computational Biology Programme
   
13:15
Extracting Fine-grained Phenotypes and Disease Trajectories by Data Mining of Electronic Patient Records

Prof Søren Brunak, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Lyngby, Denmark

 
14:00
The Guardian of the Transcriptome: how hnRNP C Protects us from Unwanted Exons

Prof Nick Luscombe, ISMB, London, UK

 
14:45
15 minute break (tea & coffee served in the foyer)

 

Biochemistry and Cell Biology Programme

 
15:00
Multi-scale Analysis of Cell and Tissue Organization

Prof Marino Zerial, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany

 
15:45
Endophilin Marks and Controls a Fast Clathrin-independent Pathway of Endocytosis

Dr Emmanuel Boucrot, ISMB, London, UK

 
16:30
The Cellular Complexity of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

Prof Alison Lloyd, MRC Lab for Molecular Cell Biology, UCL, London, UK

 
17:15
Closing comments

Prof Nicholas Keep, Dean of School of Science, Birkbeck College


 

Previous Symposia

5th ISMB Symposium
20 & 21 June 2012

4th ISMB Symposium
17 & 18 June 2010

3rd ISMB Symposium
19 & 20 June 2008

2nd ISMB Symposium
19 & 20 June 2006

1st ISMB Symposium
3 & 4 June 2004




 
 
   
     
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